The other week I wrote about the desperation we were feeling at Little M’s sleep (or lack thereof). We decided that we needed to do something about it, as sleep deprivation was taking its toll and we knew that we couldn’t go on the way we were. So, we decided to try sleep training. I know sleep training isn’t for everyone, and frankly I don’t want to hear about it… View Post

Welcome back to Meet the Parents, my weekly blog series where a blogger and parent shares their advice for first-time and expectant parents. This week we welcome, who blogs at A Blonde and a Baby Tell me a bit about you, your blog and your family. I’m Beth, I’m in my *shh late* twenties, and I write a family and lifestyle blog called A Blonde and a Baby. My daughter,… View Post

Last week felt a bit nuts. I started back at work on Tuesday afternoon. I’m only doing two afternoons per week for the next few weeks, so it doesn’t really feel like work, but still. I’m lucky that I’m able to leave Little M with my parents on those afternoons and it’s nice to have a bit of time to be Mrs W instead of Little M’s mummy. On Thursday… View Post

Welcome back to Meet the Parents, my weekly blog series where a blogger and parent shares their advice for first-time and expectant parents. This week we welcome Emma, who blogs at Even Angels Fall. Tell me a bit about you, your blog and your family. I live on the south coast with my soon to be husband and three kids aged 6, 4 and 4 months. As a mum of… View Post

This week has been about tackling Little M’s sleep issues. As I wrote last week, her sleeping pattern has been going steadily downhill since we moved her into her own room, and by Wednesday night we had reached breaking point. Since then, we’ve started implementing a new sleep routine for her, and things have started to improve, certainly at night. Having said that, an earlier bedtime means and earlier get… View Post